Tony Blair's Downfall

Crook, Clive
May 2007
National Journal;5/26/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 21, p33
The article analyzes the reason behind the downfall of British Prime Minister Tony Blair. He is being forced out of office by the Labor Party, to be succeeded by Finance Minister Gordon Brown. Blair's reputation never recovered from the controversy surrounding the suicide of government scientist David Kelly after the government exposed him as the source of information about the spinning of evidence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Brown says his goal is to restore trust in politics.


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